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July 2016

“The Working Waterfront” looks at four established farms raising catfish in Alabama, salmon in Washington state, and oysters and mussels in Maine. The farmers talk about their commitment to environmental responsibility, economic benefits to their communities, and producing locally grown, high quality products for their customers.

July 2016

FAO reports that world per capita fish supply has reached a new high of 20kg in 2014.

May 2016

For Consumers, "Healthy" Means What Isn't, Rather Than What Is, in Foods

Read the results of the Internaional Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation's 2016 Food and Health Survey.

March 2016

Food and Health Educators, Seafood Professionals, and Communicators Great Lakes Regional Seafood Workshop  at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education Conference Center 161 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203 May 9-12, 2016 For additional information about the 2016 Great Lakes workshop and program, contact John Ewart, Aquaculture and Fisheries Specialist, University of Delaware Sea Grant Marine Advisory Service. Phone: (302) 645-4060; Fax: (302) 645-4213; E-Mail: or

March 2016

Researchers looked at seven factors that can contribute to better heart health: never smoking or being an ex-smoker; healthy body weight; 150 minutes a week of moderate intensity exercise; a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and fish with little salt and sugar; and cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar in the ideal ranges.

January 2016

Importantly, the guidelines suggest Americans should consume: A variety of protein foods, including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, legumes (beans and peas), soy products, and nuts and seeds. 


December 2015

Sometimes called the ‘aquatic chicken’, farmed tilapia is now a staple in many parts of the world. A healthy source of protein, micronutrients and essential fatty acids, tilapia is now the fourth most consumed fish in the US and it is farmed extensively in many countries, writes the WorldFish Center.

November 2015

A recent article from the USDA Agricultural Research Service points out that U.S. consumers are missing out on the health benefits of seafood.

November 2015

After an exhaustive and rigorous scientific review, FDA has arrived at the decision that AquAdvantage salmon is as safe to eat as any non-genetically engineered (GE) Atlantic salmon, and also as nutritious.

June 2014

The FDA and EPA advisory to pregnant women has finally been updated to encourage fish consumption for the neurodevelopmental benefits for their children.